UBS

UBS AG is a Swiss global financial services company, incorporated in the Canton of Zurich, and co-headquartered in Zürich and Basel. The company provideswealth management, asset management, and investment banking services for private, corporate, and institutional clients worldwide, and is generally considered to be a bulge bracket bank. In Switzerland, these services are also offered to retail clients. The name UBS was originally an abbreviation for the Union Bank of Switzerland, but it ceased to be a representational abbreviation after the bank’s merger with Swiss Bank Corporation in 1998.

August 3rd, 2018

According to Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), Bitcoin’s extreme volatility and instability put too much limitations on it to be considered as a mainstream asset class.

June 19th, 2018

The cost reduction is a critical issue for the successful future of the financial services industry. Sergio Ermotti, UBS Group CEO, believes that blockchain has the potential to change the situation, but expects it to take up to ten years.

October 5th, 2017

Four banking giants have joined IBM-led and UBS-backed initiative to create a new global trade finance platform Batavia.

August 31st, 2017

Six of the world’s biggest banks teamed up to create a new digital currency ‘utility settlement coin’ for clearing and settling financial transactions.

May 23rd, 2017

R3 CEV aims to raise $150 million with the third tranche of fundraising round scheduled for later this year.

February 28th, 2017

J.P. Morgan, Chase, Intel, Microsoft, Banco Santander and other firms have established an alliance to develop solutions for financial companies using Ethereum blockchain.

August 24th, 2016

The banks are planning to develop a new digital cash to serve as a standard for financial trades settlement.

June 23rd, 2016

The San Francisco-based financial technology startup has announced partnerships with seven new banks to provide its blockchain platform for overseas payments.

January 23rd, 2016

Swiss bank UBS has offered its blockchain code to HEAL alliance to assist the company in fighting against HIV.

November 19th, 2015

UBS Group AG partner Clearmatics continues raising its funds while UBS is working with blockchain.

UBS to Investigate Blockchain Technology in New Research Lab in London
April 2nd, 2015

Swiss banking giant announced today that it plans to investigate blockchain technology in new London innovation lab.